Health Act, 1947

Agreement for use of institution.

12.—(1) A health authority, in lieu of or in addition to themselves providing an institution of a particular kind, may, with the consent of the Minister, make and carry out an agreement with the person having the management of an institution of the same kind for the use of that institution:—

(a) by a particular inhabitant of the functional area of the health authority, or

(b) by all inhabitants of that area, or

(c) by such of those inhabitants as belong to a particular class.

(2) An agreement which was in force immediately before the commencement of this section and which could be made upon such commencement under this section shall be deemed, upon and after such commencement, to be an agreement made under this section and shall have effect accordingly.